Big Ten embraces College Football Playoff expansion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Big Ten is mostly embracing the notion of College Football Playoff expansion. Commissioner Kevin Warren has not definitively backed the proposal to grow the CFP from four to 12 teams, wanting to give time for his constituents to chime in. Coaches seem to like the idea, including the one current Big Ten coach who has been there.

Chasing Buckeyes: Who can dethrone Ohio State in Big Ten?

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) There aren't many revelations to be learned about Ohio State's recent dominance in the Big Ten. ''I'm ready to beat `em,'' Fryfogle said during Friday's media days session at Lucas Oil Stadium. Thanks in part to Fryfogle's seven catches for 218 yards and three touchdowns, Indiana rallied from a 28-point deficit to push the Buckeyes in a 42-35 loss at Ohio State last season.

New commissioners thrust into conference realignment chaos

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Conference realignment is back on the table in college sports just as three Power Five conferences are breaking in relatively new commissioners. While the Big 12 is trying to keep Oklahoma and Texas from being poached by the Southeastern Conference, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and Atlantic Coast Conference could be challenged to respond should veteran SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey make a bold move.

Texas and Oklahoma plan to leave the Big 12 for the SEC

Yahoo Sports Senior College Football Reporter Pete Thamel explains Texas and Oklahoma’s plans to exit the Big 12 and join the SEC in the coming days. The move will have ripple effects felt throughout the college athletics landscape, and the conference TV deals will be something to watch going forward.